CEO Series: Political Advocacy in the Restaurant Industry
Episode 6512th September 2022 • Order Up • National Restaurant Association
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This episode is the first installment of a new miniseries where National Restaurant Association President & CEO Michelle Korsmo discusses key topics and issues with Association members.

This week on Order Up, Michelle Korsmo is joined by Lance Trenary, President & CEO of Golden Corral Corporation and Chairman of the National Restaurant Association, to discuss current challenges restaurants are facing, such as inflation and workforce shortages, and the critical role of industry advocacy with elected officials. In this episode, learn how “the comeback is greater than the setback” became an essential mindset of pandemic recovery for Lance Trenary and Golden Corral.

  • (2:21) – Introducing Lance Trenary
  • (4:55) – Thirty-seven years at Golden Corral
  • (10:28) – Hearing from Association members about current challenges
  • (20:33) – Advice for relationship-building with elected officials
  • (25:35) – Offsetting rising costs at Golden Corral

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